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Based on the work of expert Stella Cottrell, international bestselling author of The Study Skills Handbook, this interactive resource will help you hone and develop your study skills at your own pace. Each module has been carefully designed so you can assess your current proficiency, track your progress, become more confident and get the most out of your course.
An essential resource for students looking to refine their thinking, reading and writing skills. Ideal for students who are mystified by lecturer comments such as 'more analysis needed', this title takes the art of analysis and breaks it down into easy-to-understand blocks, with clear explanations, good examples, and plenty of activities to develop understanding at each stage.
This easy-to-use guide identifies and addresses the key areas where most students need help in developing and enhancing the critical thinking and writing skills that are crucial to successful academic study, and provides practical tips and solutions. The authors use real life examples to illustrate common mistakes and demonstrate how to avoid them. They provide solid advice on enhancing analytical and argumentation skills by adopting best practice with critical thinking and reflective writing.
Video - Being a Critical Student
A short video from the University of Leicester on what it means to be a 'critical student'.
Why can't I just use Google for my assignments?
This video explains why you should use Library resources rather than relying on Google for researching for your assignments.
Critical Thinking Guide & Checklist
A guide to critical thinking from the University of Sussex, including short videos of students talking about what critical thinking means to them.